What was one of the first concert you attended!?

Thought this would be a fun topic to see everybody’s different first live shows!

I will start us off, mine was none other than the Grateful Dead at Autzen Stadium :stadium:packed over capacity 70,000 plus in Eugene, Oregon with easily another 20,000 outside!
:skull::zap::rose::stadium::musical_score::fire::evergreen_tree:

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Check out this fun thread about your first album purchase ever too!

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The “Eagles” at the Rose Bowl, in Pasadena, California. I want to say early-mid 90’s.

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So good!!! I love the Eagles, would have loved to see them live! @ValentineLuke

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I have no idea, and would probably be embarrassed by what my parents took me to. Some of the first I paid for were:

  • Replacements “Don’t Tell A Soul”
  • Godfathers “Birth, School, Work, Death”
  • Psychedelic Furs … album ???
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Excellent!!

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You and I both got dragged along to some concerts in our childhood. Some good ones were Dave Brubeck, and Gilbert & Sullivan operas produced in college towns. Any number of orchestras.

By the time I got to late High School and College, I was volunteering at the Penn State Jazz Club to be stage crew and/or ushers at concerts, and stage/help/whatever at some of Penn State’s outdoor concerts.

First things I paid for? Maybe Frank Zappa in the Apostrophe tour. Or King Crimson Lark’s Tongue in Aspic. Jethro Tull - in the Aqualung/Thick as a Brick period. John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers on tour. Springsteen right after Wild, Innocent and the E Street Shuffle.

If you really remember the order of all of that stuff, you probably weren’t enjoying the time enough.

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Turned this mutha out at a Hammer concert as a kid haha. Though Janet World Tour back in '93 was probably my most fun because she held my hand while singing one track (Dude, I can’t remember much about that moment… other than her hand was sticky haha).

But I had a blast at Hammer dancing in the isles etc. (No parachute pants at that point yet)

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Quoting myself from another thread – all you need to read is shown in the snippet:

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Rush in Ridgefield WA mid 2000’s. Was an amazing show RIP Neil Peart… :pensive:

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Can’t touch this!

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Bryan Adams in a small concert hall in Prince George, BC. I was 15 at the time and the average audience age was about 40-80.

I went with my parents and it was a great time.

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My oldest brother took me. It was a fun show.

It was a similar experience to what @taronlissimore described. Everyone else was much older than me.

Good times.

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Clash of the Titans tour at Red Rocks, Denver CO. 1990 something.

If you’ve never heard a concert at Red Rocks, put it on your bucket list. I’ve seen Phil Collins, Tom Petty (about 8 times), and countless more there. The acoustics are amazing for an outdoor venue.

Lowlanders should bring an oxygen tank. The hike to 8.5K feet might kill you otherwise. Haha

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So dope! Bucket listing that venue right now!

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not sure… should have been Faith no more(Angel Dust) around 19years ago where I went out first time on my own

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I’ve seen Fantomas perform at Amoeba in Hollywood.

Actually, I think there’s a YouTube video of the performance and you can see me in the front. :laughing:

Edited:

It was Tomahawk (Another Mike Patton project).

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No way…how cool!! please send me a Link!!
PM is ok :slight_smile:

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Big guy with the Misfits shirt, right, front row.

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Awesome!

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Great!

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